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    A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Hello,

    Having watched how the forums at times appear to be difficult for some users to grasp in terms of ideal procedure, I thought that a minor change to the Code of Conduct could alleviate some of the problem.

    I thought that Item 26 could be added with wording similar to - "And finally to assist your introduction to the Forums to be as stress free as possible, we invite you to read the stickies located beneath the "Forum Feedback and Help" section at your convenience. Reading these Stickies should help you assimilate into the Community with as little difficulty as possible."

    Perhaps such a change would be too difficult to be considered worthwhile.

    I trust you won't mind me offering this suggestion.

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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    You are making the assumption people read the CoC.

    Judging by half of the threads we get, I seriously doubt they know what it is let alone read it.

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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Once people have registered and confirmed their e-mail, they get a welcome PM, judging by the rise in people having looked at my profile over the last 2months (I was the contact point) then people at least give some cursory reading to that message.

    In it they are pointed to

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1006656

    They are also told it's an automatic message and not to reply - the not reading of stickies or the CoC apparently starts then given the amount of replies I get ...

    and no - we don't mind you suggesting it

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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Quote Originally Posted by haqking View Post
    You are making the assumption people read the CoC.

    Judging by half of the threads we get, I seriously doubt they know what it is let alone read it.

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    lol - probably quite so - but at least it would possibly act as a pointer to the Forum Feedback And Help - I don't think the problem is easily solved - As it is now users practically have to stumble across the Stickies -
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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Quote Originally Posted by Elfy View Post
    Once people have registered and confirmed their e-mail, they get a welcome PM, judging by the rise in people having looked at my profile over the last 2months (I was the contact point) then people at least give some cursory reading to that message.

    In it they are pointed to

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1006656

    They are also told it's an automatic message and not to reply - the not reading of stickies or the CoC apparently starts then given the amount of replies I get ...

    and no - we don't mind you suggesting it
    I either forgot or didn't realize that - That particular Sticky at least handles part of the problem - It's just that I feel that the other Stickies are not readily observed -
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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Without making them this big there's not much we could do - we could make them big and red, but I'm not convinced that would help much

    People will still ask, or not see them, such is life and it would be a real pain for the rest of us

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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Quote Originally Posted by Elfy View Post
    Without making them this big there's not much we could do - we could make them big and red, but I'm not convinced that would help much

    People will still ask, or not see them, such is life and it would be a real pain for the rest of us
    do i report abuse for use of incorrect font with this ?
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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    You can if you like.

    Could I ban you for trolling if you do

    But I have in fact done as the CoC says to

    Please use the default font color and properties unless you need to highlight or draw attention to a part of your post.
    my highlighting

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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Quote Originally Posted by Elfy View Post
    Without making them this big there's not much we could do - we could make them big and red, but I'm not convinced that would help much

    People will still ask, or not see them, such is life and it would be a real pain for the rest of us

    ha ha ha - I will back off peacefully with my tail between my legs -

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    Re: A Possible Change To The Code Of Conduct.

    Quote Originally Posted by BlinkinCat View Post
    ha ha ha - I will back of peacefully with my tail between my legs -
    No need for that - we appreciate people caring enough to think about how we can make things better

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